Links for 1/22/16

8 track album

Source: AL ZMAN SAIB | Habibi Funk Records




Vultures wearing GoPros are patrolling Lima’s skies for polluters—and saving the city from itself

Source: From Zero to Hero


Scientists find that the world’s oceans are storing vastly more heat than before.

Source: This is where 90 percent of global warming is going – The Washington Post




Source: Holy shit: Scarfolk TV is coming | Dangerous Minds


The Beatles’ Revolution 9 brought experimental music to a global audience, but their radio soundworld wouldn’t have been possible without Stockhausen’s ‘music of the whole world’

Source: Crackle goes pop: how Stockhausen seduced the Beatles

Links for 12/31/08

  • An Alternative History of American Popular Music, by Elijah Wald
    (tags: Book Music Pop 1960s)
  • (tags: bell caiola groove guitar lounge mottola radio)
  • (tags: art easy exotica lo-bro lounge shag tiki)

Chart Sweeps at YouTube

From the days A&Rs would do the occasional string arrangement. The Billboard Hot 100 sounded different. This particular one from 1963 reminded me of the days I did full song chart themed mix tapes of, say, summer 1964, southern Calfifornia local radio charts music. That way I had a nice helping of surf instros, among their contemporaries. I would pop it in the car-radio-tape player, blasting out of 2 sixties Dual speakers in the back of my beetle on the way to St. Peter with my 9ft board on the roof. You never know what it feels like until you try it.

kfxm/kfmen radio blogspot